Vegetarian recipes and info
Like all beans and legumes, lentils are an excellent source of vegetarian protein. Unlike the others, lentils do not need to be soaked before cooking, so they are quick and easy to prepare – and delicious to boot.
Lentils come in a variety of colors and are found in all kinds of vegetarian recipes, from soups and salads to loaves and lasagnas.
A mix of Israeli couscous, lentils, bell peppers, dates, and mint makes a subtle, refreshing salad.
Dal is the Indian term for lentils, and in cooking refers to any of the many Indian dishes made with lentils. There are many variations ranging from simple to complex; this recipe is on the easy side.
Lentilles du Puy are small and dark green, with an earthy flavor. Unlike other kinds of lentils, French green lentils hold their shape – though not their color – when cooked.
This traditional stew from New Orleans is meat-based, but this vegetarian version leaves nothing to be desired.
Kosherie is an Egyptian dish of spicy lentils, rice, pasta, and fried onions. You have to cook each of these elements simultaneously, but each one is fairly simple.
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